Monthly Archives: September 2008

Used Boat Review – The Correct Craft Air Nautique SV 211 Crossover Water Ski and Wakeboard Boat

Since 1985 I have owned a 1983 Formula One that is approximately 17 feet powered by a 170 Horsepower Mercruiser 470. While “This Old Boat” has given many years of hard core waterskiing in waters of Long Island Sound, she … Continue reading

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New Boat review – The Riviera 41 Flybridge

While owning “This Old Boat” has many rewards, at times I often research potential replacement for my 1985 Bertram 30. Over the years, I have always admired the designs and styling from Riviera Yachts. I surfed the net, I came … Continue reading

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When the Mercruiser 470 Voltage Regulator fails

The Mercruiser 470 is an all Mercury designed engine and as a result there are some funky designs which results in expensive repairs for rare parts. One of the funky design issues with the Mercruiser 470 is the Voltage Regulator. … Continue reading

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